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NATIONAL SPONGE CAKE DAY

The quintessential classic of the cake world, this airy queen of teas is the guest of honor on National Sponge Cake Day on August 23rd.   One of the trickiest cakes for...
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Simone Biles Will Reportedly Join ‘Dancing With The Stars’

She may be the greatest gymnast to ever walk the planet and work a floor routine like nobody’s business, but can Simone Biles do a pasodoble? United States' Simone Biles...
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This Day In History: August 23, 1904 Patent for tire chain issued

On this day in 1904, Harold D. Weed of Canastota, New York, is issued U.S. Patent No. 768,495 for his “Grip-Tread for Pneumatic Tires,” a non-skid tire chain to be used on...
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NATIONAL TOOTH FAIRY DAY

Wiggled and loose, that tooth that comes free just might get collected on National Tooth Fairy Day observed on August 22.  The day is also celebrated on February 28. This childhood...
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Jekalyn Carr Takes #1 Spot On Billboard

Jekalyn Carr hits big with The Life Project, her third album and first live recording making its debut at number one on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart.  Carr’s single...
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This Day In History: August 22, 1950 Althea Gibson becomes first African-American on U.S. tennis tour

On this day in 1950, officials of the United States Lawn Tennis Association (USLTA) accept Althea Gibson into their annual championship at Forest Hills, New York, making her the first...
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NATIONAL TELL A JOKE DAY

What would be better than a day filled with laughter? National Tell a Joke Day is observed annually on August 16th, and that’s no joke! This day will be filled with smiles...
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Wendell Pierce Loses Everything In Baton Rouge Floods

Actor Wendell Pierce is going through some tough times as of late due to the massive flooding in his home state of Louisiana. Pierce, along with thousands of others in the state, lost his...
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This Day In History: August 16, 1896 Gold discovered in the Yukon

While salmon fishing near the Klondike River in Canada’s Yukon Territory on this day in 1896, George Carmack reportedly spots nuggets of gold in a creek bed. His lucky discovery sparks...
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NATIONAL LEMON MERINGUE PIE DAY

Are you hungry? Pie lovers and lemon lovers from across the country get your forks ready. August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day! Served as a dessert, lemon meringue pie is a...
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